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Season 10, Episode 1 Crime and Punishment

First Aired: September 28, 1980

A four-part adaptation of "Crime and Punishment," Dostoevsky's novel of sin and redemption. John Hurt portrays the student Raskolnikov who, in Part 1, murders a greedy moneylender (Beatrix Lehmann) and sets the stage for a psychological game of cat and mouse. Marmeladov: Frank Middlemass. Katerina Ivanova: Sian Phillips. Lizaveta: Carinthia West. Nastasya: Anne Orwin. Student: Simon Rouse.

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
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